Schools and Colleges (old)

Supporting the National Curriculum for Design and Technology and tailored for key stages 2, 3, 4 and 5, the Design Museum offers students and educators world class design education facilities supporting a vibrant and relevant programme connected with the wider ecology of design practice, networks and communities.

important information

The Design Museum building is currently closed to school groups and all school and college workshops are cancelled until further. There are a number of online lesson plans, competitions, mini challenges and games below to support remote learning.

Online Lesson Plans

Nurture students' creativity and passion for design with these ready made lesson plans.

Design Ventura

Bringing the business of design to life with Deutsche Bank, students answer a live brief to design a new product for the Design Museum Shop.

Hands-on design workshops

Hour-long workshops support students to gain new perspectives on the role of designers and the impact of design in everyday life. For key stages 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Digital workshops

Come and take part in a 1.5hr session focused around 3D printing, app design or digital graphic design. For key stages 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Unpacking the Design Process

2hr workshop providing an insight into a professional design process working across multidisciplinary platforms. For key stage 5 and Level 3 and 4 vocational learners studying design related courses.

Self-guided visits for learning groups

The Design Museum welcomes self-guided visits for the permanent and temporary exhibitions.

CPD for teachers and lecturers

Upcoming CPDs for school teachers and further education lecturers.

Discover Design - Learning website

Encourage your students to explore design objects and stories up close by using the museum's inspiring online resource including teacher exhibition materials.

Get in touch

The Bookings Office can be contacted Monday to Friday (10:00 - 18:00) on +44 20 3862 5937 or +44 20 3862 5000 or contact via the online enquiry form.

Museum address: 224-238 Kensington High Street London, W8 6AG.